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catalogue of the Brayton Ives sale were sent me by some New York friends.

The check too, I return for the following reasons.

1st It was a gift from me to you at a time when the clouds hung low - 

2nd We must not in our declining years play Indian!

3rd What the h--l!

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4th Life is too short!

5th Let's take a drink  and call it square - 

Always yours,

Charles/ No longer in exile -/
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